John L. Quinn, Jr. “Jay”

August 5th, 2013

John L. Quinn, Jr., fondly known as “Jay”, a life-long resident of Wilmington,  passed away unexpectedly on August 5, 2013, at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington.

Jay was born on September 12, 1957, in Winchester, MA, he was the cherished son of the late John L., Sr. & Lorraine E. (Clark) Quinn.  Jay was raised and educated in Wilmington and was a graduate of Wilmington High School Class of 1976.

Jay was a hard worker, at the time of his death he was the proprietor of a Waste Water Management Company.

Jay loved to learn, he was an avid “history buff” and watched lots of shows and movies about this subject.

In his spare time, Jay enjoyed golfing, visiting Cape Cod, his many vacations to Florida, and following sports.

Jay will be remembered as a quiet guy who loved to keep busy and hang out with family and friends who will miss him dearly.

Jay was the dear brother of Kathleen Powers & her husband Peter of Winchester, Maureen Quinn of Lowell, Barbara Savell & her husband Mark of Hudson, Timothy Quinn & his wife Kerri of West Roxbury, and Jeffrey Quinn & his wife Carroll of Tewksbury, loving uncle of Michaela & Kyle Savell, Jack & Josie Quinn, and Megan & Timothy Quinn.  Jay is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Friday, August 9th, for Visitation from 2-4 p.m. immediately followed by a Funeral Service at 4:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers donations in John’s name may be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave., Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451.


10 Entries in Guest Book for “John L. Quinn, Jr. “Jay””

  1. Ron Simmons says:

    Jay was one of my closest friends. I am shocked and deeply saddened by his completely unexpected passing. He was one of the most thoughtful and kindest people I have ever known….. always a smile and that infectious laugh. I will miss him more than I can say here.

    My heartfelt condolences to to Jay’s brothers and sisters and especially to my pal Jeff whose heart I know is broken. Mine is too

    Ron and Nancy

  2. Darren and Heidi says:

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to you Kathi, your husband and entire family at this most difficult time. Having read the note left by Mr. and Mrs. Simmons and although not having had the pleasure of knowing your brother John; Heidi and I can tell you shared the same thoughtfulness and kindness that is so often a rarity in this world.

    Again our deepest sympathies to all touched by his loss.

    Darren and Heidi.

  3. Kelly (Hersom) Michaud says:

    Jeff and family, so sorry to hear about your brother. Take care of yourself and family during this terrible time.

    Kelly and Jack Michaud

  4. Peter McGuinness says:

    Our deepest sympathy to Jeff on the death of your brother Jay RIP also to Carroll, Jack and Josie our thoughts and prayers are with you all at such a sad time all our love from Peter & Patricia

  5. Bernice Swift says:

    My sincere condolences especially to Jeff, Carroll, Jack, Josie and all The Quinn Family on the very sad and untimely death of Jay. The very sad news about Jay is all the more heart-breaking when we hear about what a great guy he was and such a wonderful Godfather to Jack. He will undoubtedly, be truly missed by all his family and friends who loved him, May he Rest in Peace +. Our thoughts and prayers from Ireland with all The Quinn Family at this very sad time. Love from Bernice and Kevin xx

  6. Bernie and Veronica Swift says:

    our deepest sympathy to Jeff, Carol, Jack, Josie and all the Quinn Family on the sad occasion of Jay’s death. May he rest in peace.

    Bernie and Veronica Swift
    Co. Fermanagh

  7. Lauren Gilardi says:

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the whole Quinn family and extended family. Jay was a wonderful, kind man and will be missed greatly. I will miss my weekly chats with him and always seeing a great big smile on his face.
    All my love and sympathy to everybody who had the privelage of knowing him.

    I will miss you Jay

  8. The Benton's says:

    We Benton’s have many fond memories of our visits to Jay’s home at Cape Cod as well as many good times in Rick’s garage on Saturday’s. Though we hadn’t seen him in awhile, he will be missed by all of us. Our Thoughts and Prayers go out to all of Jay’s Family. Love, Rick, Linda, Benjamin & Samantha

  9. Ruthann Soderholm says:

    Jeff, Carroll, Jack and Josie and all the Quinn family, we are so sorry you hear of the loss of your brother/uncle… May the happy memories you have help you through this time of sadness……. you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Ruthann and Ken

  10. Ed Rooney says:

    Jay, the news came very late, but I am shocked and saddened at your sudden passing. To all of Jay’s friends and family I wish you peace.

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